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NEC MultiSync MD302

67

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NEC MultiSync MD302

$3,189.01
NEC MultiSync MD302
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A good spec but only moderate value for money 2560 x 1600 pixels resolution flatpanel monitor, with satisfactory running costs and one of the biggest display diagonals available
29.8" 2560 X 1600 Pixels Yes 7ms May 2014 A
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NEC MD302C4 / Display MultiSync MD302C4 30" GB-R LED LCD Monitor - 16:9 - 7 ms 2560 x 1600 - 1.074 Billion Colors (10-bit) - 340 Nit - 1,000:1 - WQXGA - DVI - HDMI - DisplayPort - USB - 87 W
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NEC MultiSync MD302 Review

With very good features, we have scored the NEC MultiSync MD302 as follows:
56
Value for Money
Average
77
Features
Good Features
61
Running Costs
$190 Over 5 Years
67
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 67?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better PC displays are available. View the latest PC monitors 2018.
This PC monitor has running costs of $190 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 3% of all 3,257 PC monitors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving PC monitors.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
2560 x 1600 pixels resolution
Bigger than average display diagonal
Out-of-the-box calibration to the DICOM grayscale display function for luminance
Automatic luminance control ensures consistent brightness for the life of the display
14-bit 3d internal programmable lookup tables (luts) enable precise calibration
Digital uniformity control provides accurate imaging across the screen
AmbiBright ambient light sensor automatically adjusts the display's brightness based on lighting conditions
Wide connectivity includes displayport and mini displayport, DVI-D and HDMI inputs and 2 up/3 down USB hub with displaysync pro
Slower than average response time
Does not have a built-in speaker(s)

NEC MultiSync MD302 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has mediocre features and at $3,189.01 it is in the most expensive 1% of PC monitors.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are High

The MultiSync MD302 is in the most expensive 3% of all 3,257 LCD screens that we have analysed for running costs. Based on average usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the MultiSync MD302 will cost $190 over 5 years to run.

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Features

2560 X 1600 Pixels Resolution

The largest display resolution of the MultiSync MD302 is 2560 x 1600 pixels. That's 98% larger resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. Across all PC displays the worst resolution is 320 x 240 pixels and the best is 5120 x 2880 pixels.

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Bigger Than Average Display Diagonal

The NEC MultiSync MD302's display diagonal of 29.8" is bigger than average when compared to most other PC displays. It is bigger than 90% of all PC displays when ranked by this feature. Across all the PC screens the display diagonals range from 3.5" to 95", and the average display diagonal is 25".

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Slower Than Average Response Time

The average response time of all PC displays is 5.5ms, with the fastest being 1ms and the slowest being 55ms. The response time of the MultiSync MD302 of 7ms is in the slowest 15% of all PC monitors when ranked by this feature.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the NEC MultiSync MD302 of 1,000 is pretty standard compared to most other PC displays. It is in the highest 23% of all PC displays when ordered by this feature.

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Wider Than Average Vertical Viewing Angle

The average vertical viewing angle of all PC displays is 160°, with the narrowest being 40° and the widest being 180°. The vertical viewing angle of the MultiSync MD302 of 178° is in the widest 10% of all PC displays when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The MultiSync MD302 does not have a built-in speaker(s), although it is worth noting that 53% of PC screens also do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Wider Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

The horizontal viewing angle of the MultiSync MD302 of 178° is wider than 66% of all flatpanel monitors when sorted by this feature. Across all the PC displays the horizontal viewing angles range from 40° to 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°.

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3D

The MultiSync MD302 is 3D, which is unusual. 98% of flatpanel monitors are not 3D.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

generic md302c4, nec md302c4

Barcodes:

00012303487235, 00066226777560, 00805736051230, 05028695110557, 08057360512300

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